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Instrument Flight - Instructor

To Operate your drone for anything other than personal recreational use, you must have a remote pilot certificate. The basic requirements are not that stringent as indicated below.


Minimum Requirements

  •  Be at least 16 years of age

  • Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

  • Be in a mental and physical condition to fly a drone

  • -Pass a knowledge test

Estimated Cost


  • - Training Materials

  • - Instructor (dual flight and Ground)

  • - FAA Written Exam - $150

  • *Additional costs are associated with this program and are all dependant on the individual student.

Sumter Aviation can help you prepare for the knowledge test and as a Certificated Flight Instructor, complete the required paperwork with the FAA to have your certificate issued.

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